Tag Archives: Social Justice

The Poor Peoples Campaign: Reclaiming The Moral Narrative

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Can Hipsters Live With Congolese Cobalt?

The lithium ion battery is becoming ubiquitous. These rechargeable, portable batteries power our mobile phones, tablets, laptops and cars, providing longer battery life, low self-discharge, better recharge life and comparatively low weight. Many of us take these benefits for granted, … Continue reading

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It's Not About Minimum Wage

Two bits of news related to minimum wage emerged last week, and neither of them represents a solution for low wage workers. The Iowa Legislature advanced Senate Study Bill 1151 from a subcommittee to increase the minimum wage to $8.75 … Continue reading

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Prisoners And Voting

With just five percent of the world’s population, the U.S. has 25 percent of its prisoners. We have the highest incarceration rate of any country in the world. Since 1972, America’s prison population has increased sevenfold. Most of the commentary … Continue reading

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